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CERCOPI-   GIBBONS   ORANG                     GORILLA
THECIDAE        A             ACHIMPANZEE
RECENT PRIMATES
SHREWS   DEMURS      TARS.US
PLEISTOCENE
PLIOCENE
PALAEO-PITHECUS
PLIO-PITHECUS
MIOCENE
DRYOPITHECUS SIVAPITHECUS
GROUP
FAYUM   FAUNA
PROPLIOPITHECUS
OLIGOCENE
PARAPITHECUS
XDAPIOAE
AND NOTHARCTIDAE
EOCENE
TARSIOIDEA
ALEOCENE
ANCESTRAL   PROS1MIAN    PRIMATES R.   C.
CRETACEOUS
INSECTIVOROUS   ANCESTRAL PLACENTALS
FIG, 57.—The evolution of the Primates. B, line leading to the Bats ; 0, line of the Oreodonts leading to some Mammalian Orders ; G, line leading to Galeopithecus ; Rf line leading to the Rodents. The Tree Shrews are placed close to the Lemurs although they are not yet included in the Primates.